Latest articles on June 16

The Portfolio: Khaya Ngwenya

Photojournalist Khaya Ngwenya’s style focus on exploiting natural light while staying in motion

See the light and pass the Copyright Amendment Bill

Strict copyright laws, championed by media mega-monopolies, dash the prospects of young learners, performance artists and the blind in South Africa

The system in South Africa has its knee on the neck of the youth

The youth of today can learn from the youth of 1976, who rose up and rejected the Bantu education system

ANC needs young leaders and uDuduzane could be one

Youth Day, June 16, reminds us of the role of youth in the struggle against oppression throughout the history of the ANC

The shifting meanings of that June 16 image

Sam Nzima’s 1976 photograph still resonates with people – for different reasons

​June 16: Don’t let commemorations mangle history

The tragic events that took place on June 16 1976 have been appropriated

We haven’t achieved the aims of June 16

South Africa still does not have an equal education system, yet this is not impossible

South Africa has failed its young people. What can be done about it

The end of apartheid should have heralded a new South Africa for the generation born at its demise. But that hasn't happened.

Soweto uprising: Four decades on, SA still struggles with violent policing

It's exactly forty years since the Soweto uprising of 1976 where the police met students with brutal force. How much has changed in terms of policing?

Family feud behind mall’s removal of June 16 statue

A statue of Hector Pieterson was removed earlier this month from Soweto's Maponya Mall "in response to the demands of Mbuyisa Makhubu's family".

Youth Day: Are we missing the mark?

As the country marks Youth Day, concerns are being raised that young South Africans are no longer as involved in politics as their 1976 counterparts.

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